ACUITY LEGAL LIMITED are looking for an experienced Paralegals/Chartered Legal Executive

Salary: Competitive Job type: Paralegal / Chartered Legal Executive Practice Area: Corporate Location: Cardiff Excellent opportunity for an experienced Paralegal / Chartered Legal Executive to join one of Cardiff's leading commercial law firms. The successful applicant will join a transaction team dealing with business sales and purchases. You will need to have excellent client care skills with the ability to ...

Slater and Gordon are recruiting in their Cambridge office for Paralegals/Litigation Executives

Job Title: Litigation Executives and Paralegals - Personal Injury Location: Cambridge Duration: Permanent Salary: Competitive Package The Job Due to an exciting period of growth we are currently looking for a number of talented Litigation Executives to join our Personal Injury teams in our flagship new office in Cambridge city centre. This is an excellent opportunity for ambitious individuals to join one ...

The EIB, the European Union's bank, is seeking to recruit for its Legal Directorate (JU)

European union bank EIB Legal Department, Operations (JU OPS) - Central Europe/Eastern Neighbours & Central Asia Division (CE&ENCA) at its headquarters in Luxembourg, a: Para-legal The term of this contract will be 4 years The EIB offers fixed-term contracts of up to a maximum of 6 years, according to business needs, with a possibility to convert to a permanent contract, subject to ...

The Professional Paralegal Register (PPR)

The Professional Paralegal Register (PPR) Information for members: Over the past 18 months, the IoP and NALP have been working in partnership to develop a voluntary register (the Professional Paralegal Register, or PPR) to enhance the professionalisation of the paralegal profession. During this time we have had meetings with, and made presentations to, various legal entities including: the Legal Services ...

The Paralegal edition November

Read the November 2014 edition of The Paralegal Past editions The Paralegal - October 2014 The Paralegal - September 2014 The Paralegal - August 2014 The Paralegal - July 2014 The Paralegal - June 2014 The Paralegal - May 2014 The Paralegal - April 2014 The Paralegal - March 2014 The Paralegal - February 2014 The Paralegal - January 2014 ...

House of Commons Inquiry

The Justice Committee of the House of Commons is holding an inquiry: “Impact of changes to civil legal aid under the Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Act 2012”. See //www.parliament.uk/business/committees/committees-a-z/commons-select/justice-committee/news/new-inquiry-laspo/ The Institute was invited to submit evidence as to how the changes had impacted upon paralegals. To view our response please click here (link opens a PDF document).

Institute gives feedback in Legal Week

The Institute was invited by Legal Week to comment on the SRA’s recent changes to the LL.B, LPC and training contract requirements. The article and our comments are here (NB: Legal Week is a subscription only publication).

Institute gives feedback in the Solicitors Journal

The Institute was invited by the Solicitors Journal to comment on the SRA’s recent changes to the LL.B, LPC and training contract requirements. To see the article and our comments please click here.

Major Advance for Paralegals Wishing to become Solicitors

The Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) has included two major changes to the procedure for qualifying as a solicitor. Firstly, some or all the academic stage (law degree) and vocational stage (LPC) can be met in whole or part by doing approved qualifications deemed equivalent.  All information on equivalent means route to qualify as a solicitor can be found here: https://www.sra.org.uk/students/resources/equivalent-means-information-pack/ ...